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What is the problem when your V.P.M in blood test is more than 10

what is the problem whan your V.P.M in blood test is more then 10 i have my blood report , and my V.P.M is 12,9. I just wanna know what it signify when it is more than 10
Asked On : Mon, 10 Jan 2011
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if you are refering to the mean platelet volume the normal is between 7 to 11.5. yours is on the higher side.
these are seen in certain conditions like May-Hegglin Anomaly Bernard-Soulier Disease, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura etc.
it also means you may be in for increased risk of platelet aggregation and activation diseases like stroke.
i would advise you to follow up with you physician regularly and get yourself treated with BP monitoring, test for your blood sugars too.
i hope i have answered your query.
take care and contact us back at HCM if you need further help
Answered: Fri, 2 Sep 2011
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